The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) is a world-leader in the development, implementation, and facilitation of accreditation, certification, and training programs. Our programs are evidenced-based and best practices to uphold standards of care for those impacted by suicide.

Trainings & Certifications

Psychological Autopsy Certification

Crisis Specialist Course: Training and/or Certification

School Suicide Prevention Specialist Certification

College & University Suicide Prevention Specialist Certification

Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk (RRSR)

Essential Skills for Clinicians

Essential Skills in Primary Care

Primary Care Providers of Youth and Young Adults

Correctional Facility Clinicians


Emergency Department

Frequently Asked Questions 

  1. How do I schedule a training for myself or my organization? 
    • Complete our Training Request form here 
  2. Where can I find my Crisis Specialist Certification after passing the exam? 
    • Log into your AAS account. Click on “Quick Links” on the top menu. Click on “classroom”. Click “submit”. Click on “My Certificates”.  
  3. When is the next Psychological Autopsy Investigator (PACT) training? 
    • You can find future training dates here
  4. When is the next Recognizing and Responding to Suicide Risk: Essentials for Clinicians (RRSR) training? 
    • You can find future training dates here
  5. I completed a training but didn’t receive my certificate with CE information. How can I receive it? 
    • As of May 2022 all new Crisis Specialist Certifications can be found in your AAS account in the classroom.  
    • All other certificates – please email with your name, training completed, date completed, and organization you need CE’s for. 
  6. How do I access the Crisis Specialist training I purchased? 
    • Open the email you received from AAS that says “Thank you for your order”. Scroll down to the Important Note. Read and follow the instructions in the important note closely. Once you register, and your email account is verified, you should be able to access your classroom with your AAS account log in credentials.